Monday, 19 September 2011

Exploding in Sound - Compilation

Just been sent this by Exploding In Sound - two
excellent compilations free to download. Shit loads
of stuff, both old and new, give them a listen -
there is bound to be something new for you.
Below is the official press release.

The magnificent Until My Head Explodes is the latest compilation from taste-making rock blog Exploding In Sound, a celebration of all that has come before and what the future holds. The free 43 track download is split into two companion compilations The Saga Continues and Greatest Hits.

The Saga Continues is a dazzling collection of the latest and greatest new music. In true Exploding In Sound fashion, the compilation mixes legendary bands with the freshest up-and-coming artists from around the world. The Saga Continues includes contributions from slowcore heroes Low, experimental kings Hella, Declan de Barra (former Clann Zu), The Nighty Nite (John Congleton), The Globes, Widowspeak, two of Austin, TX’s most explosive live bands, Ume and Ringo Deathstarr, UK thrashers Blacklisters and Hymns, the dirty blues of My Goodness, the infectious sounds of Broken Water, Ovlov, Absolute Monarchs, United Fruit, Your Skull My Closet, the mighty MonstrO and 400 Blows, and so much more.

Greatest Hits is a radiant selection of Exploding In Sound’s favorite bands from the inaugural ten compilations, offering up tracks both new and old. A second glimpse into the bands that have inspired obsession, the compilation features a mix of songs that initiated EIS’ love as well as premieres of new tracks and exceptional catalog cuts from many of the site’s favorites. This is the music of at its finest, featuring a diverse range of songs from …And You Will Know us by The Trail of Dead, Tera Melos, Oceansize, Red Fang, True Widow, Pulled Apart By Horses, PILE, Grass Is Green, Lafaro, Shoes and Socks Off, Slang Chickens, Mr. Dream, Gift Horse, RIBS, a tribute to HUM from (Damn) This Desert Air, and more from “the best of the best”.

DOWNLOAD BOTH COMPILATIONS FOR FREE at Exploding In Sound's official BandCamp page. The compilations are intended 100% for promotional use only. The download comes with terrific artwork from We Three Club, links for further enjoyment of all the bands, liner notes, and more.

Sharing of the download link is HIGHLY recommended and encouraged to anyone and everyone you think might be interested. As this is a FREE compilation, the goal is to gain the maximum audience achievable, and word of mouth is always appreciated. PLEASE DOWNLOAD, SHARE, POST, and spread the word to everyone you know. ENJOY!


The Saga Continues:

Greatest Hits:

Until My Head Explodes: Greatest Hits

1. Tera Melos – Aped
2. Grass Is Green – Uhm Tsk
3. Pile - #1 Hit Single
4. Disco Doom – Cptn. Petal & Mr. Scar
5. True Widow – Blooden Horse
6. Red Fang – Hank is Dead
7. Pulled Apart By Horses – I Punched A Lion In The Throat
8. Mr. Dream – Trash Hit
9. Lafaro – Great Conversations Remembered No. 36: Jeff Hinton
10. The Library is on Fire – Cinematic Idea
11. …And You Will Know us by The Trail of Dead – Summer of All Dead Souls
12. Slang Chickens – Parasited Out
13. Shoes And Socks Off – Here’s My Head on a Plate
14. Dirty Dishes – Deer in Headlights
15. Gift Horse – Black
16. Roman Traffic – Acquired Attire
17. Grandfather – Caught Off Guard
18. Bloody Knives – Disappear
19. RIBS – Transversal
20. (Damn) This Desert Air – The Pod [Hum cover]
21. Oceansize – Commemorative 9/11 T-Shirt

Until My Head Explodes: The Saga Continues

1. Summer People – Fish Fry #1
2. Ume – Captive
3. Hella – Headless
4. Blacklisters – Swords
5. Broken Water – Heart Strings
6. United Fruit – Dust to Light
7. Low – Especially Me
8. The Globes – Stay Awake
9. Widowspeak – Harsh Realm
10. Declan de Barra – Blossom Tree
11. Hymns – A Punch to the Temple
12. The Nighty Nite – In My Hospital Gown
13. MonstrO – Anchors Up!
14. Absolute Monarchs – Consider The Odds
15. Ringo Deathstarr – Tambourine Girl
16. Ovlov – I Got Well
17. My Goodness – C’mon Doll
18. Neur – Start Saving
19. 400 Blows – We Killed Like Champions
20. Your Skull My Closet – William Brought His Angel Kit
21. Eatenbybears – Vanderhoof
22. We’ll Go Machete – So Long Flatfoot

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